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TCOS Annual Registration

2018 Registration

2018 American Orthoptic Journal now available! To purchase click here.

2018 TCOS online registration and payment options now available. To fill out your registration form and pay online click here or download and print a registration form.

Register with your professional Society. Access membership pricing for Orthoptic Journals. Purchase professional Error and Omission insurance at a great TCOS rate. Keep your Society vibrant - register, participate, volunteer.

TCOS Initiatives

International Challenge

$2020 for 2020!

The next International Orthoptic Association (IOA) Congress will be in 2020...
Can your society raise a perfect "2020"?

The Canadian Orthoptic Society (TCOS) would like to challenge other national Orthoptic societies to raise $2020 by 2020!

100% of funds collected will go to developing the orthoptic profession in countries where it does not yet exist.

Final donation amounts will be presented to the IOA at the 2020 Congress.

TCOS Upcoming Events


TCOS Scientific Session and Workshops at the COS May 31 - June 3rd, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario.

Watch the COS website for more information.

TCOS Congratulations

Jessica Wood recipient of the 2016 TCOS Academic Award

Congratulations to Jessica Wood recipient of the 2016 TCOS Academic Award.

The TCOS Academic Award is given to the COC candidate with the overall highest score on the combined COC certification examination scores.

Photo Credit: Alick Tsui

Grace Harradine recipient of the 2016 TCOS Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Grace Harradine, recipient of the 2016 TCOS Scholarship Award for her paper entitled "Mechanical vs Paralytic Strabismus: A review of Aetiology and Methods for Differential Diagnosis”.

Grace is currently enrolled at the Orthoptic Program at the BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver, and is pictured here receiving her certificate from Christy Giligson, Senior Orthoptist and Program Director.

The TCOS Scholarship Award is provided by the generous efforts and financial contributions of the members of The Canadian Orthoptic Society, the Canadian Orthoptic Council and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

Congratulations to 2017 Scientific Session Award winner Wanda Pfeifer for her talk titled ‘Electrophysiology and its role in the diagnosis of Congenital Stationary Night Blindness’. We would like to thank our judges this year, Ann Haver OC(C), Dr. Conor Mulholland and Sarah Whitecross OC(C).

Congratulations to Hanouf Alkharashi (Clinical Vision Science Program) who received the Canadian Orthoptic Society’s (TCOS) Academic Achievement Award for having the overall highest score on the combined COC certification written, oral and practical examination score. Hanouf also received the Canadian Orthoptic Council’s Award of Distinction for achieving 90% or higher in each of the components of the COC certification examination.

Congratulations to the 2016 TCOS Scientific Session Award winner, Linda Colpa, for her presentation entitled “Visual Attention Deficits in Amblyopia using Visual Search Paradigms”.

TCOS Supports the CMA's Efforts to Demand A Plan for Seniors Health Care

TCOS is proud to support the Canadian Medical Association and its Alliance for a National Seniors Strategy. Please take a moment to visit their website and be sure to add your voice to their campaign if you too support this initiative.


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